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Encyclopedia > Zaporizhia Oblast
Zaporiz'ka oblast'
Запорізька область
Modern emblem of Zaporiz'ka Oblast
Location of Zaporizhia oblast
Detailed map of Zaporizhia Oblast
Population
Total (2004)
Density
 
2,423,275
73/km²
Area 27,200 km²
Raions 20
Cities 14
City districts 7
Urban localities 23
Villages 920

Zaporizhia Oblast (Запорізька область, Zaporiz'ka oblast’ or Запоріжщина, Zaporizhchyna in Ukrainian) is an oblast (province) of southern Ukraine. Its administrative center is Zaporizhzhia. Image File history File links Saporischja-oblast. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1181x825, 16 KB) Map of Ukraine with highlighted Oblast made by Sven Teschke, Germany, 2004 --Steschke 09:32, 2004 Nov 8 (UTC) Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation... Image File history File links Zaporizhia_oblast_detail_map. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... World map of the population density in 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... See rayon for the textile made of processed cellulose. ... Oblast (Czech: oblast, Slovak: oblasÅ¥, Russian and Ukrainian: , Belarusian: , Bulgarian: о́бласт) refers to a subnational entity in some countries. ... In politics a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has an alternative meaning based on an alternative meaning of capital) is the principal city or town associated with its government. ... Zaporizhzhia (Ukrainian: Запоріжжя, Russian: Запорожье, Zaporozhye) is a city in south-eastern Ukraine, the capital of Zaporizka oblast. It lies on the banks of the Dnieper river. ...


This oblast is an important part of Ukraine's industry and agriculture.


The area of the province is 27,200 km²; its population (as of 2004-05-01) is 1.9 million. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 1 is the 121st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (122nd in leap years). ...


Important cities include:

From the 15th century to the 18th century, the northern parts of the province belonged to the Zaporizhian Sich - a self-governed military republic of the Ukrainian Cossacks. Berdiansk (Ukrainian: , Berdians’k; Russian: , Berdyansk) is a port city in southeastern Ukraine within the Zaporizhia Oblast (province). ... A nuclear power station. ... Melitopol (Ukrainian: Greek: ) is a city in the Zaporizhia Oblast of Ukraine. ... Zaporizhzhia (Ukrainian: Запоріжжя, Russian: Запорожье, Zaporozhye) is a city in south-eastern Ukraine, the capital of Zaporizka oblast. It lies on the banks of the Dnieper river. ... (14th century - 15th century - 16th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 15th century was that century which lasted from 1401 to 1500. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Zaporizhian Sich or Zaporozhian Sech (Ukrainian: ,Zaporozka Sich) original Slavonic name Zaporizhska Sich was the center of the Cossacks of Zaporizhzhia. ... In a broad definition a republic is a state or country that is led by people who do not base their political power on any principle beyond the control of the people of that state or country. ... This article needs cleanup. ...



Subdivisions of Ukraine Flag of Ukraine
Oblasts: Cherkasy | Chernihiv | Chernivtsi | Dnipropetrovsk | Donetsk | Ivano-Frankivsk | Kharkiv | Kherson | Khmelnytskyi | Kirovohrad | Kiev | Luhansk | Lviv | Mykolaiv | Odessa | Poltava | Rivne | Sumy | Ternopil | Vinnytsia | Volyn | Zakarpattia | Zaporizhia | Zhytomyr
Autonomous republic: Crimea
Cities with special status: Kiev | Sevastopol

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Zaporizhia Facts & Figures (1315 words)
The oblast stretches for 208 km from the north to the south and for 235 km from the east to the west.
The oblast's south is washed by the Sea of Azov, whose shoreline within the oblast's boundaries exceeds 300 km.
It was Zaporizhia that was fated to become the cradle of Ukrainian democracy, because Cossacks were the first to establish at the territory of Ukraine a political formation with all the attributes of a republic.
Zaporizhzhia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (273 words)
Zaporizhia (Ukrainian: Запоріжжя, Zaporizhzhia; Russian: Запорожье, Zaporozh'ye) is a city in south-eastern Ukraine and the capital of Zaporizhia Oblast.
It lies some 70 km from the Dnipropetrovsk city and is located on the banks of the Dnieper river.
The city's Khortytsia Island which is facing modern Zaporizhia across the Dnieper River, was one of the historic locations for the Zaporizhian Sich - the main fortress capital of the Cossack state (the Zaporozhian Host) and the Cossack Hetmanate republic.
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